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  • Not Guilty Pleas Entered in Alleged Ticket Quota Scandal Play Video

    August 12, 2013 6:26 PM

    Henderson Police Chief Leroy Guidry and those involved in an alleged ticket-quota scandal pleaded not guilty in court today. Guidry is maintaining his innocence. He and Assistant Police Chief Mack Lloyd are accused of having officers illegally write tickets on the interstate in their town. According to the... more »
  • Part of interstate reopens after W.Va. gas inferno

    December 12, 2012 7:39 AM

    SISSONVILLE, W.Va. (AP) - Part of Interstate 77 in West Virginia has reopened after crews worked through the night to repair damage from a massive natural gas line explosion and fire. Tuesday's inferno destroyed four homes and damaged others. It melted guardrails and left a huge swath of the interstate... more »
  • Two Dead After Single Vehicle Accident: Police Searching for Driver

    May 28, 2011 9:30 PM

    Two people are dead after a single vehicle accident and police are still searching for the driver. The accident happened at milepost 42 in northern St. Landry Parish just after 2:30 Saturday afternoon. Troopers say the vehicle traveled off the left side of the road, entered the grass median,... more »
  • Speed Limit Increases on Portions of I-49

    April 18, 2011 7:19 PM

    Starting today, drivers along rural sections of I-49 will be able to press the gas a little harder. For twelve years, Tom Rutherford has been traveling the roads in his big rig. Many of those trips along I-49 near Ville-Platte northward to Shreveport. "If the speed limit is 75,... more »
  • Interstate Now Open Following Haz Mat Situation

    October 30, 2010 11:04 AM

    Interstate 10 now open after being shut down for a short time due to an 18-wheeler leaking silicon sodium Tetrafluoride. The company was able to close the leaking valve and will be cited for the incident. No evacuations were needed and the interstate is flowing right now.
  • New Orleans to study raising downtown interstate

    October 20, 2010 9:14 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans got $2 million in federal money Wednesday to look at tearing down an elevated section of Interstate 10 that runs past the French Quarter that's been blamed for ruining one of the city's most important black neighborhoods when it was built in the 1960s.... more »
  • Interstate 10 in Southeast Texas has Reopened

    September 1, 2010 1:02 PM

    HAMSHIRE, Texas (AP) - Interstate 10 in southeast Texas has reopened after crews finished cleaning up a hazardous material spill from a tanker involved in a wreck four days ago. Department of Public Safety Trooper Stephanie Davis told The Associated Press that I-10 near Hamshire reopened Wednesday morning. I-10 had... more »
  • I-49 Shut Down Due to Overturned Tanker

    August 11, 2010 7:27 PM

    The overturned tanker which was leaking a mixture of chemicals near I-49 still has the highway closed. HazMat crews are siphoning the chemicals from the overturned tanker to another tanker called down from Northern Louisiana. Police expect the interstate to remain closed into the early hours of Wednesday... more »
  • Lane Closure on I-10 Announced in Lafayette

    July 21, 2010 1:34 PM

    I-10 will be reduced to one lane in the westbound direction on Thursday, July 22, 2010, at the LA 95 Interchange, mile marker 92, to install foundations for light poles in the median for the LA 95 Interchange Lighting Project at this location. Work will be 7:00 am until 7:00... more »
  • Interstate Closure Near Mile Marker 115

    June 18, 2010 7:31 PM

    State Police and Henderson Police are working two accidents on the interstate at this hour. One at mile marker 114 and one at mile marker 115, both eastbound. A portion of the interstate is closed and is very slow moving.
  • Vehicle Goes Over Interstate Railing Leaving 2 Dead

    June 1, 2010 7:27 AM

    LAPLACE, La. (AP) - Louisiana State Police say a Florida couple died when their motor coach went over a guardrail where Interstate 55 and Interstate 10 meet near Laplace. Trooper Bryan Zeringue says the accident happened around 9:45 a.m. Monday. Zeringue identified the victims as 72-year-old Joseph P. Ridgedell and... more »
  • Roadwork Closes Portion of I-10

    March 18, 2010 2:44 PM

    The I-10 West Bound Right Lane of the US 165 Overpass (Mile Post 44) is being closed at this time to make repairs to the bridge. It is anticipated the bridge will be open by 5:00 P.M. today
  • Update: Interstate Accident in Scott

    March 15, 2010 3:48 PM

    One man is in critical condition this morning after his motorcycle collided with a van last night in Scott. There were four men in the van who were uninjured. It happened just after 10:15 last night on Interstate 10.
  • Lafayette Parish Arrest Report: February 28, 2010

    February 28, 2010 6:28 PM

    Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office Daily Arrest Report February 28, 2010 Name: Allnet, Susan Charge: Acadia Parish Arresting Agency: Scott Pd Address: 200 Blk Mill STR Scott, La Name: Batiste, Herman Charge: Warrant/Bench Warrant Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 700 Blk Landry STR Breaux Bridge, La Name:... more »
  • St. Landry Arrest Report: Feb. 26, 2010

    February 26, 2010 12:36 PM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for February 26, 2010. Warrick Dwayne Castille, age 40, Vito St., Lake Charles, La., arrested by Port Barre Police Dept., charged with aggravated second degree battery. Sandra Joyce Antoine, age 28, Joseph St., Opelousas, La., arrested by Louisiana... more »
  • St. Mary Parish Drug Task Force Arrests: Feb. 26, 2010

    February 26, 2010 8:50 AM

    Date: February 26, 2010 The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests: Donald Byrd Jr. 40 yoa of Terrebonne St.,... more »
  • St. Mary Parish Arrest Report: Feb. 26, 2010

    February 26, 2010 8:42 AM

    Date: February 26, 2010 According to Sheriff David Naquin during the last 24 hours the Sheriff's Office responded to 33 complaints and reports the following arrests: Michael E. Dupas Theresa St., Franklin was arrested on 2-25-2010 at 8:54 am on a warrant for Issuing Worthless Checks.... more »
  • Lafayette Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 26, 2010

    February 26, 2010 6:57 AM

    This report contains the daily arrests for Feb 26, 2010: Name: Anderson, Brian Charge: Parole (Free Text) Arresting Agency: Probation & Parole Lf (Oas) Address: 300 Blk Grossie DRV Lafayette, La Name: Arceneaux, Tycoby Charge: Home Invasion Arresting Agency: Carencro Pd Address: 100 Blk Huron Carencro, La ... more »
  • St. Landry Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 25, 2010

    February 25, 2010 10:11 AM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for February 25th, 2010. William C. Herpin, age 41, Clarissa Plantation. Opelousas, La.,arrested by leonville PD, no license plate, flight from an officer, expired motor vehicle inspection, ran stop sign, failure to use turn signal, required equipment , driving... more »
  • Franklin Police Arrest Report: Feb. 25, 2010

    February 25, 2010 9:51 AM

    THE FRANKLIN POLICE DEPARTMENT RESPONDED TO 21 COMPLAINTS IN THE PAST 24 HOURS AND MADE THE FOLLOWING ARRESTS: 2-24-2010 @ 10:34 AM, 43, TERRANCE GIBSON - COULEE STREET - BALDWIN, LA WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH THEFT BY SHOPLIFTING. MR. GIBSON WAS PROCESSED AND RELEASED ON A $1,000.00 BOND... more »
  • St. Mary Drug Task Force Report: Feb. 25, 2010

    February 25, 2010 8:49 AM

    Date: February 25, 2010 The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests: Dwayne C. Francis 21 yoa of Egle St.,... more »
  • St. Mary Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 25, 2010

    February 25, 2010 8:09 AM

    Date: February 25, 2010 According to Sheriff David Naquin during the last 24 hours the Sheriff's Office responded to 33 complaints and reports the following arrests: Mary C. Charles 29 yoa of First St. in Patterson was arrested on 2-24-2010 at 2:00 pm for Theft. St.... more »
  • Lafayette Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 25, 2010

    February 25, 2010 6:41 AM

    This report contains the daily arrests for Feb 25, 2010: Name: Baker, Brandie Charge: Warrant/Bench Warrant Arresting Agency: Lafayette Parish Sheriff'S Ofc Address: 6800 Blk Parc Brittny E207 BLVD New Orleans, La Name: Benoit, Autumne Charge: Owi Vehicle Arresting Agency: La State Police Troop I Address: 100 Blk... more »
  • Church Point man killed in I-10 accident

    February 24, 2010 12:51 PM

    Acadia Parish- Yesterday, February 23, 2010, Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a two vehicle crash on I-10 near milepost 85 that claimed the life of a Church Point man. Killed in the crash was eighteen year old Benjamin Guidry of Church Point. Guidry was killed when the vehicle... more »
  • St. Landry Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 24, 2010

    February 24, 2010 10:52 AM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for February 24, 2010. Ashley Elizabeth Fontenot, age 24, Shady Lane, Port Barre, La., charged with 2 counts of possession of schedule III drugs with intent to distribute, expired driver's license, turning move and required signal, and improper lane... more »
  • Franklin Police Arrest Report: Feb. 24, 2010

    February 24, 2010 10:46 AM

    On February 23, 2010, JUSTIN THOMAS, 25, of Iberia Street - Franklin, was arrested after the Franklin Police Department received a DNA match in reference to a burglary that occurred in 2008 at St. Mary Tire. Officers located Thomas on Iberia Street and he was placed under arrest. At the... more »
  • St. Mary Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 24, 2010

    February 24, 2010 8:36 AM

    Date: February 24, 2010 According to Sheriff David Naquin during the last 24 hours the Sheriff's Office responded to 33 complaints and reports the following arrests: Ricky J. Glynn 46 yoa of Martin Lane, Amelia was arrested on 2-23-2010 at 11:39 am on warrants for Simple... more »
  • Lafayette Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 24, 2010

    February 24, 2010 7:42 AM

    This report contains the daily arrests for Feb 24, 2010: Name: Adams, Brett Charge: Owi Vehicle Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Marshal Address: 1600 Blk Lampman ROA Abbeville, La Name: Antoine, Teesha Charge: Theft Of Goods Charge Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 800 Blk Jolie STR Opelousas, La... more »
  • Lane Closure: I-10 West Bound

    February 23, 2010 11:33 AM

    Tuesday, February 23, 2010, I-10 West Bound Right Lane at Mile Post 62 will be closed from 8:00 A.M. until 12:00 Noon. Then the West Bound Left Lane will be closed from 12:00 Noon until 4:00 P.M. at Mile Post 62.
  • St. Landry Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 23, 2010

    February 23, 2010 10:47 AM

    This the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for February 23, 2010: Geovany Carranza, age 25, Hwy. 35, Opelousas, La., arrested by Louisiana State Police, charged with failure to yield right, unlicensed driver, and operating a vehicle without lawful presence. Goliath Adams, Jr., age 50, McNeese St.,... more »
  • Franklin Police Arrest Report: Feb. 23, 2010

    February 23, 2010 9:40 AM

    The Franklin Police Department responded to 16 complaints over the past 24 hours and made the following arrests: 2/22/2010 @ 8:06 AM, HEITH F. VERRET, 31, of Hwy 182 - Franklin, LA While incarcerated at the Patterson Police Department was processed on warrants dated February 9, 2010, charging him... more »
  • St. Mary Parish Narcotics Task Force arrest: Feb. 23, 2010

    February 23, 2010 7:42 AM

    Date: February 23, 2010 The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests: Rontreve Goodman 21 yoa of Lawrence St., Morgan... more »
  • St. Mary Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 23, 2010

    February 23, 2010 7:38 AM

    Date: February 23, 2010 According to Sheriff David Naquin during the last 24 hours the Sheriff's Office responded to 39 complaints and reports the following arrests: Ana Gonzales 23 yoa of Live Oak St., Baldwin was arrested on 2-22-2010 at 10:01 am on a warrant for... more »
  • Lafayette Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 23, 2010

    February 23, 2010 6:43 AM

    This report contains the daily arrests for Feb 23, 2010: Name: Aldridge, John Charge: Warrant/Bench Warrant Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Marshal Address: 100 Blk Hummingbird LAN Lafayette, La Name: Batiste, Todd Charge: Warrant/Bench Warrant Arresting Agency: Lafayette Parish Sheriff'S Ofc Address: 1100 Blk St Charles ST Lafayette, La... more »
  • Franklin Police Arrest Report: Feb. 22, 2010

    February 22, 2010 10:11 AM

    The Franklin Police Department responded to 42 complaints over the past weekend and made the following arrests: 2/19/2010 @ 4:14 PM, JORDAN ALLEN BRYANT, 25, of Elizabeth Street - Welsh, LA was arrested on warrants issued by Jefferson Davis Parish, charging him with Possession of Alprazolam, Possession of Hydrocodone... more »
  • Crowley Police Arrest Report: Feb. 22, 2010

    February 22, 2010 10:08 AM

    The following information is a release for the media regarding information distributed by the Crowley Police Department. If you have questions regarding this information, please contact Chief K.P. Gibson. Crowley Police Department arrest log for February 15, 2010 to February 21, 2010: Name... more »
  • St. Mary Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 22, 2010

    February 22, 2010 8:41 AM

    According to Sheriff David Naquin during the last 72 hours the Sheriff's Office responded to 96 complaints and reports the following arrests: Shauda C. Williams 23 yoa of St. Joseph Lane, Franklin, Brittney D. Williams 21 yoa of Easy St., Franklin and Brittney N. Mitchell 21 yoa of... more »
  • Lafayette Sheriff's Arrest Report: February 22, 2010

    February 22, 2010 6:41 AM

    This report contains the daily arrests for February 22, 2010 Name: Carter, Samuel Charge: Warrant/Bench Warrant Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 00000 Blk Homeless Lafayette, La Name: Comeaux, Kip Charge: Theft Charge Arresting Agency: Lafayette Parish Sheriff'S Ofc Address: 1400 Blk South Henry Abbeville, La Name:... more »
  • St. Landry Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 19, 2010

    February 19, 2010 11:10 AM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for February 19, 2010. Ronda Fritz, age 34, Division St., #3, Krotz Springs, La., arrested by Port Barre Police Dept., charged with enticing persons into prostitution. Percy Buddy Stoute, age 51, Hwy. 190, Port Barre, La., charged with... more »
  • Franklin Police Arrest Report: Feb. 19, 2010

    February 19, 2010 9:39 AM

    The Franklin Police Department responded to 17 complaints over the past 24 hours and made the following arrests: 2/19/2010 @ 4:58 AM, LASANDER TRENT WILLIAMS, 41, of Banner Drive - Franklin, LA was arrested on a warrant issued by Probation & Parole, charging him with Probation Violation. Mr. Williams... more »
  • St. Mary Drug Task Force Report: Feb. 19, 2010

    February 19, 2010 7:47 AM

    Date: February 19, 2010 The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests: Lynnis Parker 45 yoa of 182, Franklin was arrested... more »
  • St Mary Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 19, 2010

    February 19, 2010 7:45 AM

    Date: February 19, 2010 According to Sheriff David Naquin during the last 24 hours the Sheriff's Office responded to 31 complaints and reports the following arrests: Brandon J. Barrilleaux 25 yoa of Teche Dr., Bayou Vista was arrested on 2-18-2010 at 2:01 pm on warrants for... more »
  • Lafayette Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 19, 2010

    February 19, 2010 6:57 AM

    This report contains the daily arrests for Febebruary 19, 2010: Name: Bell, Jesti Charge: Hold For Court Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Marshal Address: 1000 Blk Kaliste Saloom ROA Lafayette, La Name: Blair, James Charge: Prohibited Acts Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 400 Blk Delayhoussaye DRV Lafayette, La... more »
  • St. Landry Sheriff's Arrest Report: February 18, 2010

    February 18, 2010 10:06 AM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for February 18, 2010. Garrett C. Lacashio, age 35, Saizan St., Port Barre, La., arrested by Port Barre Police Dept., charged with disturbing the peace by loud and abusive music, possession of marijuana, and a bench warrant. Bernice... more »
  • Franklin Police Arrest Report: February 18, 2010

    February 18, 2010 10:03 AM

    February 18, 2010 PRESS RELEASE The Franklin Police Department responded to 15 complaints over the past 24 hours and made the following arrests: IWC ARRESTS: 2/17/2010 @ 1:40 PM, KEITH A. DAVIS, 25, of Ninth Street - Franklin, LA was issued a summons to appear in... more »
  • St. Mary Parish Drug Task Force Arrests: Feb. 18, 2010

    February 18, 2010 7:53 AM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force Press Release February 18, 2010 The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests: ... more »
  • St. Mary Parish Arrest Report: February 18, 2010

    February 18, 2010 7:50 AM

    February 18, 2010 According to Sheriff David Naquin during the last 24 hours the Sheriff's Office responded to 30 complaints and reports the following arrests: Casey S. Gillespie 19 yoa and Starr A. Ashby 33 yoa both of Oscar Rivette, Arnaudville, La. was arrested on 2-17-2010 at... more »
  • Lafayette Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 18, 2010

    February 18, 2010 7:03 AM

    This report contains the daily arrests for February 18, 2010: Name: Adams, Donald Charge: Owi Vehicle Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 400 Blk Stevenson STR Lafayette, La Name: Berotte, Kiesha Charge: Unaut Use Of "Access Card Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 200 Blk Sucre Circle Abbeville,... more »
  • Franklin Police Arrest Report: February 17, 2010

    February 17, 2010 10:41 AM

    February 17, 2010 PRESS RELEASE The Franklin Police Department responded to 29 complaints over the past 48 hours and made the following arrests: 2/15/2010 @ 9:52 PM, BRYCE JAMES MORVANT, 19, of St. John Street - Franklin, LA was arrested and charged with Disturbing The Peace -... more »
  • St. Landry Sheriff's Arrest Report: February 17, 2010

    February 17, 2010 10:36 AM

    The St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for February 17, 2010: James Earl Bartlett, age 33, Miller Rd., Opelousas, La., hold for outside agencies. Stephen James Young, age 20, Feu Follet Rd., Lafayette, La., here for court. Dennis Dwayne Johnson, Jr., age 25, Joyce Dr., Opelousas,... more »
  • Morgan City Arrest Report: February 17, 2010

    February 17, 2010 10:22 AM

    Arrested: 02/15/10 @ 10:09am Location: MCPD; Barbara N. Pollard, 44yoa, Plum St. Patterson Charges: Warrant: 1.) Bank Fraud (Value-$982.85), 2.) Forgery 3.) Identity Theft Warrant: 1.) Bank Fraud (Value-$1002.00) 2.) Forgery 3.)Identity Theft Details: Morgan City Police Department Detectives were investigating complaints from two different local financial... more »
  • St. Mary Sheriff's Arrest Report: February 17, 2010

    February 17, 2010 7:55 AM

    Date: February 17, 2010 According to Sheriff David Naquin during the last 48 hours the Sheriff's Office responded to 62 complaints and reports the following arrests: Jerri H. Bertrand 46 yoa of Joey St., Patterson was arrested on 2-15-2010 at 9:26 am on a warrant for Failure to... more »
  • Lafayette Sheriff's Arrest Report: February 17, 2010

    February 17, 2010 6:50 AM

    This report contains the daily arrests for February 17, 2010: Name: Alexander, Kenrell Charge: Illegal Use Of Weapons/Dangero Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 400 Blk Romona DRV Scott, La Name: Broussard, Andre Charge: Aggrav. Battery W/Dangerous We Arresting Agency: Lafayette Parish Sheriff'S Ofc Address: 200 Blk Lormand... more »
  • Lafayette Sheriff's Arrest Report: February 16, 2010

    February 16, 2010 6:47 AM

    This report contains the daily arrests for February 16, 2010: Name: Blanchard, Ronald Charge: Solicitation On An Interstate Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 000 Blk Homeless Lafayette, La Name: Edmond, Orkin Charge: Operating A Vehicle While Lic Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 700 Blk Evangeline DR... more »
  • Road Closures: February 12, 2010

    February 12, 2010 9:35 AM

    State Police have reported that US 190 is opened. For more information visit www.511la.org or www.lsp.org . *************************** I-49 from exit 80 (McArthur Drive exit) in Alexandria to Exit 94 (the Rapides Station Exit) is closed. Two bridges in the KATC viewing area are closed due... more »
  • Interstate Tragedy Claims Five Young Lives, Injures Ten Others

    November 30, 2009 2:36 PM

    UPDATE - Ariel Hines (B/F, age 12) of Harvey was pronounced deceased just after noon today by doctors at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital in Baton Rouge. Ariel is the sixth person who has died as a result of injuries sustained in the I-10 crash in Ascension Parish on... more »
  • 2 dead in I-10 wreck: Update

    November 30, 2009 8:47 AM

    Troop I Press Release: Rayne- Last night, Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a crash that claimed the lives of two people on Interstate 10 west of Rayne. Killed in the crash were fifty six year old Kenneth Hicks of Northport, AL and forty nine year... more »
  • Road Closed: Bayou Tesson Bridge debris removal

    November 25, 2009 1:52 PM

    Beginning Thursday, December 3, 2009 at 8:00 a.m., LA 182, in St. Landry Parish, will be closed approximately .8 miles North of LA 3233 (Harry Guilbeau Road), for the removal of debris under the Bayou Tesson Bridge. The detour will consist of LA 3233 (Harry Guilbeau Road), I-49, and LA... more »
  • State Police: I-10 Open

    November 24, 2009 7:08 PM

    Interstate 10 in Lake Charles is now open for motorist traveling on Interstate 10 east and westbound through Lake Charles. On November 24 at 11:00 am, a tractor trailer transporting butane overturned near the Interstate 10 exit in the city of Westlake. State Police Emergency Services were called to... more »
  • DOTD issues Thanksgiving holiday travel advisory

    November 19, 2009 3:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) today advised drivers of upcoming work schedules for interstate and major road projects throughout Louisiana for Thanksgiving Weekend (Thursday, Nov. 26, through Sunday, Nov. 29). DOTD Secretary William D. Ankner, Ph.D., urged drivers to use extra caution... more »
  • Four people sent to hospital after I-10 crash

    October 27, 2009 2:44 PM

    Authorities say the crash happened just before 12 noon today (October 27). The driver of a dark colored Toyota car allegedly fell asleep at the wheel while traveling westbound on I-10 and lost control of the vehicle. The Toyota traveled across the median and struck a green Ford Taurus head... more »
  • Road Closed October 27th: US 190 and I-49

    October 26, 2009 10:40 AM

    La 743, approximately 1.2 miles south of US 190 in St Landry Parish will be closed Tuesday, October 27, 2009, from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. for railroad repair. This closure should last only one day. Louisiana DOTD regrets any inconvenience this necessary work may cause and appreciates your patience.... more »
  • State Police Confirm Tornado North Of Jennings

    October 22, 2009 1:48 PM

    JENNINGS, La. (AP) - A tornado wreaked havoc in the southwest Louisiana town of Jennings, uprooting trees, blowing down power lines and overturning at least one tractor-trailer traveling on Interstate 10. The National Weather Service in Lake Charles says the twister touched down about 1 p.m. Thursday and crossed the... more »
  • Troopers seize $5-hundred-thousand in narcotics

    October 20, 2009 11:52 AM

    It was a busy weekend for Troopers with the Louisiana State Police. Over the past weekend Troopers worked diligently with other local, state, and federal agencies to rid our streets of dangerous narcotics. During traffic stops made along Interstate 10, Troopers recovered over 290 pounds of marijuana, 2.3 kilos of... more »
  • I-10 Lane Reduction at Henderson

    October 6, 2009 7:54 AM

    Traffic will be reduced to one lane in both the eastbound and westbound directions of I-10 at the Henderson exit (MM 115) beginning October 6. Crews will be making repairs to the overpass everynight from 7pm until 7am. Work is expected to last for the next 10 days.
  • I-49 Southbound Closed for Guard Rail Work

    September 30, 2009 8:11 AM

    The left lane of I-49, in the southbound direction from I-10 to the Pont des Mouton exit ramp, will be closed for guard rail work. It will be closed tonight (Wednesday, September 30) beginning at 8:00 p.m. and should re-open at 6 o'clock tomorrow morning (October 1).
  • I-49 Southbound Closed on Wednesday

    September 29, 2009 1:03 PM

    The left lane of I-49 in the southbound direction from the Pont des Mouton exit ramp to I-10 will be closed for guard rail work on Wednesday, September 30 between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. Louisiana DOTD regrets any inconvenience this necessary work may cause and appreciates... more »
  • Rayne Man Killed in Crash

    September 29, 2009 12:37 PM

    One person was killed in a Monday afternoon crash when the vehicle he was driving ran off Interstate 10 west of Jennings and flipped several times. Killed was Michael McCommons Jr, 27, from Rayne. McCommons was not wearing a seatbelt when the vehicle he was driving ran off the roadway... more »

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